Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

A Star Player Accused, and a Flawed Rape Investigation from the New York Times, 4/16/14

April 16th, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“Early on the morning of Dec. 7, 2012, a freshman at Florida State University reported that she had been raped by a stranger somewhere off campus after a night of drinking at a popular Tallahassee bar called Potbelly’s.”

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Presidential Proclamation – National Sexual Assault Awareness Month from The White House, 4/1/14

April 3rd, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“Survivors too often suffer in silence because they fear further injury, are unwilling to experience further humiliation, or lack faith in the criminal justice system. This feeling of isolation, often compounded with suicidal feelings, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder, only exacerbate victims’ sense of hopelessness. No one should face this trauma alone, and as families, friends, and mentors, we can empower victims to seek the assistance they need.”

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National Campaign Engages Latino Men in the Domestic Violence Movement from the National Latin@ Network, 4/1/14

April 2nd, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“As with every other culture, there have always been Latino men who oppose violence against women,” said Juan Carlos Areán, Director of the National Latin@ Network. “Te Invito is an opportunity for those men to lift their voices and make it clear that this [violence] is unacceptable behavior.”

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Jimmy Carter Issues ‘Call To Action’ Against Subjugation Of Women from NPR, 3/22/14

March 24th, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“In his new book, A Call To Action, Carter tackles a fundamental question of equality head-on: the subjugation of women in cultures around the world. Carter joins NPR’s Rachel Martin to talk about the state of human trafficking and whether religion can be a conduit for lasting change around gender.”


Groundbreaking Effort Launches to Increase Private Sector Support to End Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault from, 3/19/14

March 19th, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“Major corporations joined forces this week to pledge millions of dollars in new commitments to help end domestic violence and sexual assault as part of a groundbreaking effort to increase private sector support of these urgent issues. For several of the corporations this is their first, significant and public endeavor to support domestic violence and sexual assault awareness, two issues that many corporations have historically shied away from tackling.”

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Domestic Violence Program Survey Demonstrates Need For More Resources from Ms., 3/14/14

March 17th, 2014 CaseyKeene No comments

“Lack of resources is directly related to reduced government funding and decreases in private and individual donations, even as the demand for services has increased, in part because of mandatory domestic violence screening required by the Affordable Care Act.”

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